Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Fundraising Activities

 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk | Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015 | Berlin Marathon | Boston Marathon 2015 | Colour Run for Cancer Focus | Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2015 | Glens of Antrim Challenge Treks | Great North Run 2015 | Great Wall of China Trek 2015 | London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge | Open Challenge Anywhere - Anytime | Paris Marathon 2015 | Run Mucker Run | Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek | Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge

 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk

Ards Half Marathon & Walk


Dates Available
26 Jun 2015

Sign up for the Ards Half Marathon or 9 Mile Walk which this year will take place on 26th June and raise money for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.

Simply follow this link for all the registration details http://www.ards-council.gov.uk/Leisure/Ards-Half-Marathon-Walk   Sign up and then give Emma a call on 028 9068 0771 to receive your fundraising pack & running top/vest

Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015

Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015


Dates Available
26 Jun 2015

Registration: £50 and then Minimum Sponsorship: £650

The ‘Ben’ sits majestically at the head of Loch Linnhe, its presence dominating the landscape from all corners of Fort William and Lochaber. At 4,408ft / 1,344m, there are spectacular views over the Western Isles of Scotland.

Climb the 4,408ft of Ben Nevis, UK's highest mountain, amongst some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in the world, all under the supervision of highly trained mountain guides.

Your travel to Fortwilliam via ferry and coach, 2nights twin sharing accommodation and meals at hotel; are included in your minimum sponsorship.

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org  or 028 9068 0771

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon


Dates Available
27 Sep 2015

The Berlin Marathon is one of the world’s greatest marathons, with 40,000 entries expected from 100 countries in 2014. The course is flat, asphalted, traffic-free and fast – in fact the fastest course in the world. In 2014 Dennis Kimetto of Kenya broke the world record with a new time of 2:02:57. The finish line closes after 6hrs 15mins. Berlin is one of the 6 World Marathon Majors, the Grand Slam events of marathon running.

In conjunction with Sports Travel International we offer 3 nights Fri-Mon at an excellent 4**** central hotel, guaranteed entry and guide services. Extra nights are available on request.

For more information please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org  or 028 9068 0771

Boston Marathon 2015

Boston Marathon 2015


Dates Available
20 Apr 2015

Run the Boston 2015 Marathon - one of the World Marathon Majors.

 

The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's most prestigious road racing event. It is the spiritual home of the mass marathon - the oldest race and for many people still the bewst.

The historic marathon course is lined by almoxst a million cheering spectators. 

In conjunction with Sports Travel International we offer 4 nights Fri-Tues at an excellent Boston City Centre hotel, close to the marathon finish in the lively heart of the city. Guaranteed entry and guide services.

A qualifying time or previous marathon experience is not necessary, but there is a time limit of 6 hours.

Contact emmamcardle@cancerfocusni.org for more information or to register for this event.

Colour Run for Cancer Focus

Colour Run for Cancer Focus


Dates Available
30 Aug 2015

The Color Run™ 5k is coming to Belfast! The only question is “Are you ready for the craziest, colorful, 5k of your life?” You bet you are. Race it solo or with your Color friends. Check out the race details below & we’ll see you all squeaky clean at the start line.

Location: Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Date: Saturday 30th August, 2015
Time: 2pm

How does it work?

The Color Run™ event is a one of a kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with your friends and family.

Contact Emma on 028 9068 0771 or email events@cancerfocusni.org for more infor and to receive your fundraising materials

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2015

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2015


Dates Available
4 May 2015

4th May 2015


Help support cancer patients and their families across Northern Ireland by taking part in the 2015 Belfast City Marathon and choosing Cancer Focus Northern Ireland as your sponsored charity.


Walk or run… raise a little or raise a lot…Cancer Focus Northern Ireland would appreciate your support at the marathon on Monday 4th May 2015.  We will be there supporting you along the way on the day!


All funds raised from our Belfast Marathon runners and walkers will be used to keep our Keeping Well vans on the road over the next year. The Keeping Well vans are mobile drop-in units which deliver free health checks and cancer awareness sessions directly to workplaces, sports and community groups across Northern Ireland.  The resources available on board help empower local people to take control of their own health and lower their risk of cancer.  The sessions we offer are interactive, positive and designed so that participants see how they can pro-actively adopt a healthier lifestyle, step by step.


Simply register for the Belfast Marathon at http://www.belfastcitymarathon.com and put Cancer Focus Northern Ireland as your nominated charity.  


Then just give us a call on 028 9068 0771 or email events@cancerfocusni.org and we will send you a fundraising pack which includes:


- Sponsorship forms

- Special running vest/ t-shirt

- Fundraising ideas booklet

- Information on Cancer Focus Northern Ireland services

- Details of how the Cancer Focus NI fundraising team can help you raise as much as you can

Look out for our cheering stations on the day, we will be there to keep you motivated and help you reach that finish line!

 

Glens of Antrim Challenge Treks

Glens of Antrim Challenge Treks


Dates Available
26 Apr 2015

Registration: £20 Minimum Sponsorship £80

Discover the scenic beauty and diversity of the Glens of Antrim. Three walks are available, each starting and finishing at the same place:

18 Mile Walk (Hard) – over forest trails, roads and serious, uneven mountainous terrain. This should only be undertaken by those with a good level of fitness and the right type of footwear – i.e. comfortable walking boots with good ankle supports.

12 Mile Walk (Hard) – will be similar to the 18 mile walk but shorter!

6 Mile Walk (Medium – along the forest trails of Glenariff, this walk is steep in places but boasts fantastic views of the Glens of Antrim.

When you register you will receive your fundraising pack. If you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org  or on 028 9068 0771

Great North Run 2015

Great North Run 2015


Dates Available
13 Sep 2015

13th September 2015

Join over 50,000 runners/walkers in Newcastle Upon Tyne and participate in the world’s most popular half marathon.

This event is geared towards beginners as well as experienced runners but whatever your ability you will be sure to have an amazing time!

In conjunction with Sports Travel International, we can offer 2 sponsorship packages, both of which include two night’s twin sharing accommodation in Newcastle city centre.

With a Cancer Focus Northern Ireland representative on hand throughout the weekend and a brilliant race atmosphere, this is a weekend event to remember!

Two Sponsorship Packages Available:

Option 1 - £710.00
Race Entry
2 Nights Twin Sharing Accommodation
Return Coach & Ferry Transport from Belfast
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Rep available throughout weekend

Option 2- £650.00
Race Entry
2 Nights Twin Sharing Accommodation
Arrange your own transport – Flights etc.
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Rep available throughout weekend

(**We are unable to offer an entry only package**)

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org or 028 9068 0771

Great Wall of China Trek 2015

Great Wall of China Trek 2015


Dates Available
16 Oct 2015

Would you like to trek one of the great wonders of the world for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland in October 2015?

Join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity and also raise money to help people in Northern Ireland living with a Cancer diagnosis. This trek lasts for 10 days and is one of the world’s classics, offering stunning scenery, challenging walking and a fascinating insight into both an ancient and modern culture. This adventure begins and ends in the exciting city of Beijing, which you can explore at your leisure on the last day of the challenge.

Trip highlights include:
- Visit the remote parts of the wall
- Explore the wall's ancient watchtowers
- Climb the Heavenly Steps and descend via luge
- Hike to the black Dragon Pool park waterfalls
- Get a glimpse of traditional rural life in China 
- Trek the 'Wild Wall' from Gubekou

With spaces limited for this trek, I am delighted to tell you that if you take advantage of our Early Bird Offer, you will pay just £100 registration (normally £200), your place will be guaranteed, and you will receive your fundraising pack. 

Minimum sponsorship applies.


Contact Emma on events@cancerfocusni.org or call 9068 0771 for all the details and your registration pack

London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge

London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge


Dates Available
22 Jul 2015

With two routes to choose from you can cycle one of the best fundraising events in Europe for Cancer Focus NI.

Route one: April, June and September Route

Starting in London, our 300 mile, 4 day route takes us through glorious English countryside, to the ferry from Dover to Calais. Once ‘French side’, we push on cycling along quiet French country lanes, through traditional market towns with views of the rolling green hills of northern France.

Registration Fee £99 + Min Sponsorship £1430

Route Two: London to Paris Bike Ride, Tour de France Finale from 22nd July 2015-26th July 2015

Registration Fee £149 + Min Sponsorship £1380

 

 


Open Challenge Anywhere - Anytime

Open Challenge  Anywhere - Anytime


Dates Available
1 Jan 2016

You can take on a challenge anywhere in the world and raise funds for Cancer Focus NI.

If there is somewhere you have always wanted to trek, cycle, paddle or run please get in touch with us and we will find the perfect open challenge for you at a time that suits you. It is the flexible way of doing an overseas challenge to raise funds for our charity.

 

Contact Emma on 028 90680771 to discuss or e-mail events@cancerfocusni.org for more information

 

The World is Your Oyster…. Cambodia, Peru, Canada, India, USA, Alps…..

 

Paris Marathon 2015

Paris Marathon 2015


Dates Available
12 Apr 2015

Why not visit the world's most romantic city and take in the marathon aswell? 

The Paris Marathon is a unique opportunity to discover the city whilst participating in one of the most exciting races over the mythical distance of 26 miles.

The Paris Marathon, one of the world's biggest and best, starts at 8.45am at the world-famous Champs Elysees. The personal challenge of the race also combines with a visit of the city, as the runners hit the streets in the most prestigious of thoroughfares and squares.

In conjunction with Sports Travel International we offer 3 nights in an excellent central Paris hotel and guaranteed entry.

Why not bring your partner or friends along? We also have non-runner places available.

Contact emmamcardle@cancerfocusni.org for more information or to register.

Run Mucker Run

Run Mucker Run


Dates Available
11 Apr 2015

Do you have what it takes to climb eight foot walls, crawl under netting and barbed wire and run up to 5k/10k through mud?

These are just a few of the requirements for the competitors taking part in the Run Mucker Run Challenge on 11th April 2015 to raise vital funds Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. It is an intense 5k & 10k obstacle course with over 25 punishing obstacles to give you the ultimate test of strength, stamina, mental determination and teamwork.

To join us on this challenge please visit www.runmuckerrun.co.uk  to register your place, you will then receive your fundraising pack including a Cancer Focus NI vest/t-shirt.

Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek

Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek


Dates Available
29 May 2015

29th May 2015

Registration: £20 and then raise Minimum Sponsorship: £80

Challenge yourself to make it to the highest peak in Northern Ireland – in the dark!  Starting at dusk you will be plan to make it to the summit, around midnight, where you will be able to stargaze and marvel at the lights of Newcastle and beyond, before returning to Donard car park for a well-earned hot cuppa! 

Get your torch ready for this must-do challenge!

When you register you will receive your fundraising pack.  If you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org or on 028 9068 0771

Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge

Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge


Dates Available
15 Oct 2015

Cycle an incredible journey beginning in Havana, for approximately 360km for Cancer Focus NI.  

You will ride along shimmering coastlines, past tobacco and sugar cane fields and through thriving farming communities, where for many aspects of Cuban life, time has stood still. 

 Cars and salsa will definitely feature highly as we travel through this beautiful country!

15 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015

Registration Fee £299 + Min Sponsorship £2600

 

 

 


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